This weekend I had the pleasure of attending Dwell Magazine’s design show in L.A. – it was marvelous. Total information overload, and I did notice a strange compulsion to pick up as many free brochures as possible… it was weird, and it wasn’t only me, I noticed other attendees frantically grabbing for free anything! business cards, brochures, you name it, we wanted swag!
Here are some highlights, including photos of 3 Prefab houses that were driven into the convention center.
Dwell on Design 2014
Dwell on Design 2014 – in downtown Los Angeles at the Convention Center. Downtown L.A. has gotten so much better since Gensler (one of my former employers) finished the L.A. Live development.
We decided, since we’re not really building many tiny houses ** to reveal our big drywall secret that we used when we built our tiny house!
We used a product called TrimTex Magic Corner in lieu of conventional joint tape / mesh. Magic Corner is an expansion bead made for vaulted ceilings where drywall joints almost always crack. It’s plastic with a rubber expansion panel that can flex, if necessary. We used it on every joint. It wouldn’t be great on outside corners, fyi…
Tiny house drywall trim to allow for expansion – Trim Tex Magic Corner.